Apple Crostata Apple crostata, a rustic tart with fresh sliced apples, cinnamon, nutmeg, vanilla, with a butter crust. Artichoke and Shrimp Risotto Shrimp and Artichoke Risotto! Risotto rice, clam stock, wine, artichoke hearts, and paprika seasoned shrimp. Prep 7 m Cook 35 m Baked Beans in Tomato Sauce White beans baked in tomato sauce with bacon, onions, garlic, honey, stock, and chili pepper flakes. Prep 1 h Cook 2 h 45 m Baked Stuffed Artichokes Stuffed artichokes are a perfect artichoke appetizer! Globe artichokes are trimmed and stuffed with herbed parmesan breadcrumb stuffing, then baked. Prep 25 m Cook 1 h 5 m Baked Ziti A classic Italian American comfort food of pasta baked with sausage, tomato sauce and all kinds of gooey, yummy cheeses. So EASY and so good! Prep 10 m Cook 55 m Basic Tomato Sauce A good tomato sauce is the basis for so many dishes—pizza, pasta, chicken, and fish. Here is a delicious basic tomato sauce recipe. Marinara sauce. Prep 5 m Cook 35 m Bolognese Meat Sauce Classic Italian Bolognese meat sauce recipe, for use with pasta dishes. Ground beef, pork, and Italian sausage, simmered for hours in a base of onion, celery, carrot, pancetta, and tomatoes. Seasoned with cloves, cinnamon, salt and pepper. Prep 15 m Cook 3 h Bowtie Pasta with Peas, Prosciutto, and Arugula A lighter version of bowtie pasta with peas and prosciutto, no cream, but instead tossed with Parmesan, olive oil, and arugula. Prep 15 m Cook 15 m Bruschetta with Tomato and Basil Bruschetta with tomato and basil. Chopped fresh tomatoes with garlic, basil, olive oil, and vinegar, served on toasted slices of French or Italian bread. Prep 15 m Cook 20 m Caponata, Eggplant Relish Eggplant caponata, diced eggplant cooked with onions, garlic, tomatoes, pinenuts, olives, raisins, capers, and parsley. A great Italian relish for bread sticks. Prep 1 h 30 m Cook 15 m